Wesleyan portrait of Scott  Higgins

Scott Higgins

Charles W. Fries Professor of Film Studies

Professor of Film Studies

Center for Film Studies, 156

Director, College of Film and the Moving Image

Chair, Film Studies

Curator of the Wesleyan Cinema Archives


BA Oakland University
MA Univ of Wisconsin Madison
PHD Univ of Wisconsin Madison

Scott Higgins

Higgins teaches courses about film history, genre, and aesthetics. His books include Harnessing the Rainbow: Technicolor Aesthetics in the 1930s, Arnheim for Film and Media Studies, and Matinee Melodrama: Playing with Formula in the Sound Serial.

Academic Affiliations

Office Hours

Fall 22 Hours begin Wednesday September 7th

Monday 10:30 - Noon

Wednesday 1:00PM - 2:30PM

Scheduled through Calendly: 

Office: https://calendly.com/profshiggins/15min


Fall 2022
FILM 341 - 01
The Cinema of Horror

Spring 2023
FILM 306 - 01
First Things Film

FILM 307 - 01
The Language of Popular Cinema

FILM 318 - 01
Awesome Cinema